Abortions should be illegal Essay

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There are many different views and opinions on whether or not abortions should be illegal all over the world. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary an abortion is “the spontaneous or induced termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of an embryo or fetus.” The definition of murder also according to Merriam Webster Dictionary is “to kill brutally, to put an end to.” So an abortion is to put an end to the life of an embryo or fetus. Abortions should be banned everywhere in any case because abortions are murder. Many people who are pro-choice have many excuses as to why abortions should be legal. On http://abortion.procon.org/ it states “Access to abortion is necessary because contraceptives are not always easily available. Women need doctor prescriptions to buy many birth control methods, such as the pill, the patch, the shot, and the diaphragm. About half of all large group-insurance plans do not cover any form of prescription contraception, and only a third cover the birth control pill.” http://abortion.procon.org/ also tells the fact that “An abortion can cost anywhere from around $350 to more than $1,000.” If you are able to spend $350 - $1,000 on getting an abortion why not use that money to buy contraceptives. Other excuses include: I cannot afford to have a baby, I have no companion, I am too young. Why were these thoughts not recognized before deciding to be sexual active. Just because of your own poor judgement why should a innocent fetus